Tips for Making a Box Joint

In terms of the amount of glue area you get, the box joint is second only to dovetails. This makes the box joint ideal for pieces that must withstand a lot of force, such as dresser drawers. The idea behind the box joint is that equal parts are taken out of each face of the joining pieces, creating a teeth-like groove. Cutting a box joint is usually done on a table saw or router. To see how the box joint is made, check out this short video clip.

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